Today is the tenth anniversary of the day that I first moved into a co-op house in Madison. I've been living in an intentional community lifestyle ever since then. As much as I want to celebrate ten consecutive years of community living and the fact I've lived in intentional communities for over one-fourth of my … Continue reading gatherlings
As the days and hours counted down to 21 December 2012, Woodman's, Copps', Willy Street Co-op and other grocery stores reported extreme crowds and long lines as panicked Madisonians rushed to ensure they would have enough food, water and other provisions for what could be a serious emergency situation. The University of Wisconsin closed itself … Continue reading a huge blizzard strikes wisconsin just in time for 21 December 2012. you know, the first day of winter. what did you think i was talking about?
Now that I'm a graduate student, Christmas season gets kind of lost in the hustle and bustle of the end of the semester. Four weeks, five papers, one class presentation, one exam, yeah. So posts have been slim pickings this month. But I thought I'd post a cute YouTube video in lieu of a post, … Continue reading ’tis the season to, um, well, you know…
As a DJ, the genre of music that has had the most influence on me is a genre known as shoegaze music--even though most of it isn't danceable. It is characterized by a "wall of texture and sound" that seems to flood the room. Characterized by ethereal liquid layers of long, pedal-dampened tones sounding somewhat … Continue reading a history of shoegaze music